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100 years of Italo Calvino

Today, we celebrate an enormously important centenary. Although Bologna Children's Book Fair does not include authors for adults, we could hardly ...

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Translating Japan

The "Tradurre il Giappone: il fenomeno manga" conference took place during the latest edition of BCBF. The conference provided a comprehensive ...

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Master Children’s Books & Co.

"The training of professionals for the children's book sector is a subject that BCBF has long felt it was time to commit to. The value ...

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PublisHer

Women in publishing share their stories and visions for a more inclusive industry

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Silent Book Contest 2023

Here are the finalists of the X Edition of theSilent Book Contest 2023 – Gianni De Conno Award!After the great success of the ...

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Silent Book Contest 2022

AVVENTURA NEL REGNO DI PORCELLANAis thewinning book of the 9th Edition of theSilent Book Contest – Gianni De Conno Award 2022, the first ...

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Silent Book Contest 2023

IL NINJAINNAMORATOis thewinningbook of thetenth edition of the Silent Book Contest – Gianni De Conno Award 2023, the first international ...

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The Children-Spectators 2022

Coming within the framework of the European Project Mapping – A map on the aesthetics of performing arts for early years, the exhibition ...

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Ni Hao Shanghai

The “Ni Hao Shanghai” exhibition collects the visual impressions of three Norwegian illustrators—Mari Kanstad Johnsen, Bjørn ...

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Silent Book Contest 2022

Here are the finalists of the IX Edition of theSilent Book Contest 2022– Gianni De Conno Award!After the great success of the VIII ...

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Morag Styles, BRAW Juror

In this heartfelt and insightful post, Former Professor of Children’s Poetry at the University of Cambridge and Emeritus Fellow at Homerton ...

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Spotlight on Africa

With the world's youngest population, one of the fastest growing Internet development rates and its many burgeoning economies,Africais an extraordinary ...

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BOP2021 - Ojoreja, Argentina

The celebration for the 2021 BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year is a key part of the BCBF ...

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BOP2021 - Topipittori, Italy

The celebration for the 2021 BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year is a key part of the BCBF ...

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Image of the book 2021

During 2021 BCBF Online Edition, Anastasia Arkhipova - president of the Jury - announced the winning illustrators of “Image of the Book” ...

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Ode to the Translators

During the International Forum on Children's Literary Translation, Kevin Quirk, President of FIT (Fédération Internationale des ...

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Silent Book Contest 2021

 The Silent Book Contest - Gianni De Conno Award 2021 is the first international contest dedicated to books without words, ...

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The Children-Spectators 2021

“The Children-Spectators” is an exhibition coming within the framework of the European project “Mapping. A Map on the aesthetics ...

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Universal Rigths to Poetry

Much loved by a wide audience and translated into many languages, Bernard Friot - poet, writer and translator - is our guest on World Poetry ...

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Is There Something in the Air?

A “playful antivirus” made of words that cross borders and fly all around the world to enter the homes of boys and girls. The children’s ...

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CICLA 2020: and the award goes to...

The Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award (CICLA) is one of the longest running literary prizes in China.Founded in 1981 by the Shanghainese children’s writer, Chen Bochui (1906-1997), it honours authors, illustrators and professionals of children's literature who have made a great contribution to children's literature in China.Since 2014, it has been reframed as an international competition judged by a multicultural panel of children's literature specialists, which aims to foster international cultural exchange, encourage the production of beautiful and inspiring children's contents, and promote healthy reading habits around China.This ...

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BOP2021 - Scholastic, USA

The celebration for the 2021 BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year is a key part of the BCBF ...

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